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Ebola fighters named Time Person of the Year

Ebola fighters named 2014 Person of the Year by Time magazine

  • Dec 10th, 2014

VIDEO: How To Cook Lobster, by Matt Dean Pettit

The author of a new cookbook on Canada's favourite crustaceans gives a quick how-to demo from his Toronto restaurant.

Self-harm numbers way up among teens

New report says hospitalizations for self-harm way up among teens

  • Nov 18th, 2014
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      Survey finds people text and drive knowing dangers

      Survey finds most people aware of dangers of texting and driving, yet many do it anyway

      • Nov 5th, 2014

      VIDEO: Destination BC’s new ad campaign promotes province’s ‘Wild Within’

      In a new, 3-minute YouTube video, B.C.'s tourism bureau kicks off its Super, Natural British Columbia campaign...

      Lt. Governor joins call to adopt (with video)

      "What I never knew is how much they would take care of me," Judith Guichon says of her experience raising four adopted children

      ICYMI: Victoria, B.C. is the 3rd friendliest city in the world

      According to readers of Conde Nast, the B.C. capital is the friendliest city to visit in North America, behind only Melbourne and Auckland

      Tofino’s Wolf in the Fog best new restaurant

      Tofino's Wolf in the Fog best new restaurant; Ayden in Saskatoon people's choice

      • Oct 23rd, 2014

      Travel: What Should I Do In Cambodia? (VIDEO)

      YouTube travel channel SundayFundayz lays out their Top 10 activities for Cambodia, including Angkor Wat and the Killing Fields

      Toronto cracks Lonely Planet’s Top 10 for ‘Best in Travel 2015’ guide

      In its annual 'Best in Travel' series, Lonely Planet gave props to Singapore, Argentina and Milan, but shut Canada out of its Best Countries

      Canadians hail de la Renta as fashion force

      Canadians remember 'gracious' Oscar de la Renta as a force in fashion industry

      • Oct 21st, 2014

      Tunisia Tops Lonely Planet’s Top 10 Budget Destinations for ‘Best in Travel 2015’

      South Africa finished second and Shanghai finished third, with the only 'value' European countries being Portugal and Romania.

      Carr’s works heading for London exhibit

      Emily Carr's artistic works to star in exhibit in London next month

      • Oct 8th, 2014

      VIDEO: Emily Carr paintings en route from Victoria to London

      Carr's works will be leaving the Royal B.C. Museum temporarily to a fall exhibit in England.

      Ebola case drives North Americans to Google

      Googling Ebola: North Americans hunt for virus info after continent's first case

      Cities want authority to break car windows

      Only police and SPCA constables have authority to enter cars or other private property to free an overheated dog

      Why You Should Stay In a Hostel In Europe, Not a Hotel

      Cities like Lisbon, Budapest, and Krakow have turned to hosting clean, stylish hostels to entice frugal young travellers.

      Ranked: The Best Hostels in Europe and the World

      HostelBookers.com has released its list of the top three hostels in every continent, with Portugal sweeping Western Europe...

      • Sep 20th, 2014

      Canada: America’s sweetheart, survey suggests

      Canada, you're No. 1 in America's heart, U.S. online survey suggests

      • Sep 17th, 2014

      Watch Black Press newsrooms take the hilariously hope-filled Ice Bucket Challenge

      The viral fundraiser – which has raised over $100 million for ALS research and awareness – has been completed by several newsrooms to date